The paisley shape is one of fashion history's oldest patterns and originally stems from Persia. But in Europe, it got its name from the Scottish weaver's town that produced magnificently colorful shawls.
Once a craft practiced by village women, "tatreez" has become a symbol of women's resistance, identity and heritage. Fatima Abbadi, who spent years exploring its rich and turbulent history, told DW how that happened.
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